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Larry C Hanson 06-13-2013 01:53 PM

Reading Lamp LED - Converison
 
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Hello,

I was down at Wally World last week and spotted a nice
desk/reading lamp that would be suitable for use in an RV.
It had a 12V DC wall wart with it so I cut off the wart
and put on a cigarette lighter type plug. It cost about $15
and works great for reading. However, the current draw
was a bit high for LED type lights at about 0.8A for approx
10 Watt draw. It gets a tad hot but not hot like quartz
lamps so should be safer.

Larry H.

Thomas G. 06-13-2013 03:15 PM

Great hack. I love the way lots of this stuff runs off a 12 volt wall wart.

deryk 06-13-2013 05:58 PM

Nice job!


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